Juanita A. Edgar-Papp, 86, of Chatham, IL died at 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on November 16, 1924 in Douglas County, IL to Harry O. and Mary Alice Anderson Edgar. She married Frank Papp on January 11, 1952. Juanita is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Harold Edgar.
Surviving Juanita is her husband of 58 years, Frank; one son, Thomas William (Patsy) Papp of Springfield; two grandchildren, David Patrick and Kimberly Ann Papp; one sister, Marjorie (George) Keller of Springfield; her caregiver, Tammy Good; three nieces, several cousins and her loving dog, Amos.
She was a member of the Chatham United Methodist Church. Juanita was a teacher in the Illinois School System and worked for the State of Illinois for 35 years, retiring in 1979.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Humboldt Cemetery with Pastor Vince Rohn officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Illinois University.
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